This book looks at the ways in which The Matrix Trilogy adapts Jean Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation, and in doing so creates its own. Before you reach for the blue pill at the mention of yet another book on The Matrix trilogy (Wachowski brothers ), I want to emphasise from the outset. Constable, Catherine () Adapting philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and the Matrix trilogy. Manchester, UK ; New York: Manchester University Press.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. The conclusion situates the methodology developed throughout the book in relation to other approaches currently emerging in the new field of Film-Philosophy. Sep 01, the gift rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most importantly, this is the first study to bring the entire cultural and intellectual phenomenon of philosophical writing on the films to critical analysis within a film studies context.

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Adapting Philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and “The Matrix Trilogy”

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Muhammad Edogawa added it Oct 29, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. What Constable calls for instead is an inquiry into how philosophical thought gets reconstituted within the communicative structures specific to moving images, rather than lamenting that latter’s inability to form a syllogism.

Natasha Galea marked it as to-read Feb 19, The book opens with a critical overview of existing philosophical writing on The Matrix Trilogy and goes on to draw on adaptation theory and feminist philosophy in order to create a new methodology for interlinking philosophical and filmic texts. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Adapting philosophyphilosophy as adaptation.

Adapting Philosophy: Jean Baudrillard and “The Matrix Trilogy” by Catherine Constable

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Before you reach for the blue pill at the mention of yet another book on The Matrix trilogy Wachowski brothersI want to emphasise from the outset that Constable has managed to do something novel and exciting with arguably overworked material. Trivia Baudrillrad Adapting Philosop Consequently, the films are treated either condescendingly as ‘good examples’: Nichole marked it as to-read Aug 21, This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

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This focus on the figurative enables a new-found appreciation of the liveliness of philosophical writing and the multiple philosophical dimensions of Hollywood films.